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1301-Mechanic III in Saint Paul, MN at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


MN Minneapolis (Kasota Ave)

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

1301-Mechanic III

Job Description:

Position Title:  Maintenance Mechanic III

Location:  Minneapolis, MN

Reports To:  Maintenance Manager

Department:  Maintenance

Exempt/Nonexempt Status:  Nonexempt

Job Description: Maintenance Technician G3 is a third level mechanic. Person must have a mechanical knowledge of G2 tech in addition to the following key accountabilities

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Able to operate all production equipment 
  • Able to understand complex drawings and wiring diagrams 
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair all mechanical  equipment in assigned area
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair basic 3 phase electrical components, and control voltage problems
  • Able to electronically troubleshoot PLC controlled equipment by means of computer software.
  • Able to stick or tig weld  repairs on equipment
  • Able to work independently on maintenance projects which includes new equipment installs and rebuilds
  • Must be a self-starter and work with no supervision to complete assigned tasks
  • Able to fabricate or modify support components of equipment 
  • Other duties assigned by maintenance supervisor

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to complete tasks independently
  • Ability to work with all departments
  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices

Education:  High School or equivalent; technical or vocational schooling preferred

Minimum Experience Preferred: 3 years or must pass standardized test demonstrating skill level

Physical Activity/Working Conditions:
Employee must comply with all safety policies and safe work procedures established by the company.  Job tasks may also involve:    

  • Using personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, goggles, gloves, and other equipment as established in company policies and safe work procedures.
  • Working with cutting & machining fluids, solvents, lubricants and other hazardous chemicals using appropriate safety controls.
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent carrying, bending, standing, sitting, and repetitive motion.
  • Employee will be expected to attend safety training, serve on the facility safety committee and participate in hazard analysis and resolution.

It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position.  Similarly we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Company’s needs may change over time.  Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive.   The Company reserves the right to adjust, add to or eliminate any aspect of the above description.  The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.